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Article ID: 931634 - Last Review: October 8, 2011 - Revision: 2.0

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SYMPTOMS

When you compile a Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0-based application, a SerializationException exception occurs. Additionally, you receive the following error message:
The object with ID 3 was referenced in a fixup but does not exist.
This problem occurs if the following conditions are true:
  • You set two objects to reference one another.
  • You use a serialization surrogate to serialize XML data or to deserialize XML data.

RESOLUTION

Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is now available from Microsoft. However, it is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply it only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix may receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 service pack that contains this hotfix.

To resolve this problem immediately, contact Microsoft Customer Support Services to obtain the hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Support Services telephone numbers and information about support costs, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support (http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support)
Note In special cases, charges that are ordinarily incurred for support calls may be canceled if a Microsoft Support Professional determines that a specific update will resolve your problem. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for the specific update in question.

Prerequisites

You must have the Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 installed to apply this hotfix.

Restart requirement

You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.

File information

The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.
Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0, x86-based versions
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Mscordacwks.dll2.0.50727.807802,30416-Feb-200719:16x86
Mscorjit.dll2.0.50727.807326,65616-Feb-200719:16x86
Mscorlib.dll2.0.50727.8074,308,99216-Feb-200719:16x86
Mscorpe.dll2.0.50727.807102,91216-Feb-200719:16x86
Mscorwks.dll2.0.50727.8075,625,34416-Feb-200719:16x86
Normalization.dll2.0.50727.80715,36016-Feb-200719:16x86
Normidna.nlpNot Applicable59,34216-Feb-200719:16Not Applicable
Normnfc.nlpNot Applicable45,79416-Feb-200719:16Not Applicable
Normnfd.nlpNot Applicable39,28416-Feb-200719:16Not Applicable
Normnfkc.nlpNot Applicable66,38416-Feb-200719:16Not Applicable
Normnfkd.nlpNot Applicable60,29416-Feb-200719:16Not Applicable
Peverify.dll2.0.50727.807136,19216-Feb-200719:16x86
Sos.dll2.0.50727.807382,46416-Feb-200719:16x86
Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0, x64-based versions
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Mscordacwks.dll2.0.50727.8071,597,44016-Feb-200711:14x64
Mscorjit.dll2.0.50727.8071,587,71216-Feb-200711:12x64
Mscorlib.dll2.0.50727.8073,960,83216-Feb-200714:30x64
Mscorpe.dll2.0.50727.807157,18416-Feb-200711:07x64
Mscorwks.dll2.0.50727.80710,326,52816-Feb-200711:10x64
Normalization.dll2.0.50727.80718,43216-Feb-200711:11x64
Normidna.nlpNot Applicable59,34216-Feb-200711:13Not Applicable
Normnfc.nlpNot Applicable45,79416-Feb-200711:13Not Applicable
Normnfd.nlpNot Applicable39,28416-Feb-200711:13Not Applicable
Normnfkc.nlpNot Applicable66,38416-Feb-200711:13Not Applicable
Normnfkd.nlpNot Applicable60,29416-Feb-200711:13Not Applicable
Peverify.dll2.0.50727.807205,82416-Feb-200711:12x64
Sos.dll2.0.50727.807480,76816-Feb-200711:21x64
Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0, Itanium-based versions
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Mscordacwks.dll2.0.50727.8072,719,23216-Feb-200711:16IA-64
Mscorjit.dll2.0.50727.8072,705,92016-Feb-200711:14IA-64
Mscorlib.dll2.0.50727.8073,960,83216-Feb-200715:19IA-64
Mscorpe.dll2.0.50727.807313,85616-Feb-200711:07IA-64
Mscorwks.dll2.0.50727.80721,298,68816-Feb-200711:12IA-64
Normalization.dll2.0.50727.80744,03216-Feb-200711:13IA-64
Normidna.nlpNot Applicable59,34216-Feb-200711:15Not Applicable
Normnfc.nlpNot Applicable45,79416-Feb-200711:15Not Applicable
Normnfd.nlpNot Applicable39,28416-Feb-200711:15Not Applicable
Normnfkc.nlpNot Applicable66,38416-Feb-200711:15Not Applicable
Normnfkd.nlpNot Applicable60,29416-Feb-200711:15Not Applicable
Peverify.dll2.0.50727.807383,48816-Feb-200711:14IA-64
Sos.dll2.0.50727.807862,72016-Feb-200711:24IA-64

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

MORE INFORMATION

For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684  (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/824684/ ) Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0
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